New Zealand Transgender Woman wins 2 Gold at Pacific Games

July 14, 2019 4:29 pm

A New Zealand transgender weightlifter has won two gold medals and a silver in women’s weightlifting at the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games.

41-year-old Laurel Hubbard who was formerly known as Gavin Hubbard scored first place in both the Women’s +89kg Snatch and the Women’s +89kg and second place in the Women’s +89kg Clean and Jerk.

In second place was Samoa’s 18-year-old weightlifter Feagaiga Stowers

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